(1) The sequential numbers of the parties, coalitions and nomination committees on the ballot shall be determined by the Central Election Commission by lots drawn in the presence of representatives of the parties, coalitions and nomination committees not later than 31 days in advance of polling day. The lots shall be drawn publicly and the registered candidates, observers and members of the mass communication media may also be present thereat. The assigned sequential number shall be the same for the entire country and for the voting abroad. The result of the drawing of lots shall be made public by the Central Election Commission by a decision according to the procedure established by Article 57 (2) herein.
(2) Any parties, coalitions and nomination committees which have not registered candidate lists shall not participate in the drawing of the lots and any such parties, coalitions and committees shall not be assigned a number and an empty line shall not be left for them on the ballot.